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Photo by Stephen Koranda
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 19:15

The petition asks for a change of course in state policy.

Lower prices at the pump spell bad news for Kansas counties that rely heavily on oil and gas tax revenue. (Photo by J. Schafer, taken 12/31/14)
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 19:10

Lower prices at the pump will mean tougher economic times for Kansas counties that rely heavily on oil and gas revenue.
 

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 19:01

The ride-hailing company Uber appears to be back in business in Kansas.  The governor signed a bill that allows the company and similar ride-sharing services to operate in the state, under certain provisions.

17-year cicada (Photo credit: Tennessee Farm Bureau)
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 14:02

Today's commentary has been 17 years in the making! Emporia State Biology Professor John "Richard" Schrock tells us about the emergence of the 17-year cicada, coming soon to a backyard near you! Listen up, whippersnappers! If you're 17-years-old or younger, you will soon hear a sound in nature that you've never heard before.

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 14:01

Here's a summary of the day's Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press.

(Image credit: Phil Cauthon for the KHI News Service)
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 04:00

KDADS begins a new effort to restrict the number of patients at Osawatomie State Hospital, while developing ideas to right-size the state hospital.

The empty Kansas Senate chamber. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 00:00

Legislators left town Thursday and are scheduled to return on Tuesday of next week.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 15:59

The bill would move local government elections to the fall of odd-numbered years.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 15:49

The Senate cancelled the debate shortly before it was scheduled to begin.

Kansas Statehouse (Photo by J. Schafer)
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 12:11

According to the Wichita Eagle, David Kensinger, a lobbyist who once worked as Governor Sam Brownback's chief of staff, continues to wield influence over the administration.

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